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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for southeast U.S. waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
509 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

Conditions given represent the highest within that period.

...Please refer to Coastal Waters Forecasts (CWF) available
through NOAA Weather Radio and other means for detailed
coastal waters forecasts...

.SYNOPSIS...Post-Tropical Cyclone Jose was centered near 39N 67W
early this morning, and will drift W while dissipating later
today. Hurricane Maria will approach from the S this morning, and
is expected to be located near 31.4N 73.2W at 2 PM EDT this
afternoon, 32.5N 73.3W at 2 AM tonight, 33.5N 73.3W at 2 PM Tue,
34.3N 73.2W at 2 AM Tue night, 35.5N 72.0W at 2 AM Wed night,
37.0N 66.5W at 2 AM Thu night, and move to near 40.0N 56.5W at
2 AM Fri night. Also, S to SE swell from Hurricane Maria will
impact the area today into Fri night. Please refer to the latest
National Hurricane Center advisory for Hurricane Maria.
Otherwise, a cold front will move over the NW portion late Thu
into Thu night, reach the central waters early Fri, and move over
the S waters Fri night. A high pres ridge will build over the
central waters Fri and Fri night as low pres approaches the area
from the NW.

Murrells Inlet to 31N

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 35 to 50 kt. Seas 18 to 29 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 40 to 50 kt. Seas 17 to 26 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...W to NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.WED...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

South of 31N

.TODAY...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 20 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.



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